Research paper
1. Effects of Hydrogen Sulfide on Cold-Induced Oxidative Damage in Cucumis sativus L.

Fatemeh Nasibi; Khosrow Manouchehri Kalantari; Zahra Manzari Tavakoli

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 199-211

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.284285.301

Abstract
  One of the major abiotic stresses limiting the productivity and the geographical distribution of many important crops is low temperature. Hydrogen sulfide (H2S) is an important signaling molecule involved in several stress-resistance processes such as drought, salinity and heavy metal stresses in plants. ...  Read More

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2. Effect of Low Temperature on Postharvest Behaviors of Oyster Mushroom (Pleurotus spp.)

Md. Saidee Rahman; Md. Kamrul Hassan; Fakhar Uddin Talukder; Md. Sohanur Rahman

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 213-225

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.302076.365

Abstract
  A large amount of oyster mushrooms is wasted every year due to post-harvest losses/decays. An experiment was conducted to observe the effect of low temperature to extend shelf life and nutritional quality of oyster mushroom. The experiment consisted of two treatments including: mushrooms stored at ambient ...  Read More

Research paper
3. Screening some Iranian Muskmelon Landraces for Resistance Against Fusarium Wilt Disease using Molecular Markers

Atefeh Gholizadegan; َAlireza Seifi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 227-233

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.300685.359

Abstract
  Fusarium wilt is one of the most destructive diseases of muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.), which is an economically important disease worldwide causes yield losses in muskmelon growing areas. One of the most effective controlling measures to prevent Fusarium wilt is through host resistance by using resistance ...  Read More

Review paper
4. Challenges and Opportunities in Tomato Production Chain and Sustainable Standards

Dennis Maina Gatahi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 235-262

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.300818.361

Abstract
  Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) is an important member of the Solanaceae family. It is mainly used as food and cash crop globally. Tomato also serves as an ornamental plant in some parts of the world. In urban areas, this crop is included in the foodscaping systems where it is grown in hanging baskets, ...  Read More

Research paper
5. Phytochemical and Quality Attributes of Strawberry Fruit under Osmotic Stress of Nutrient Solution and Foliar Application of Putrescine and Salicylic Acid

Masoud Haghshenas; Mohammad Javad Nazarideljou; Akbar Shokoohian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 263-278

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.298283.347

Abstract
  The moderating role of salicylic acid (SA) and putrescine (PUS) as plant growth regulators (PGRs), on the growth parameters and phytochemical and qualitative characteristics of strawberry fruit 'Selva' under osmotic stress was investigated under soilless culture. The osmotic potential (salinity) of the ...  Read More

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6. Improving Shelf Life of Strawberry Through Application of Sodium Alginate and Ascorbic Acid Coatings

Fatemeh Nazoori; Solmaz Poraziz; Seyed Hossein Mirdehghan; Majid Esmailizadeh; Elaheh ZamaniBahramabadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 279-293

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.297134.341

Abstract
  In the present study, effects of edible coatings using sodium alginate (SA) and sodium alginate in combination with ascorbic acid (AA) on the shelf-life extension of strawberries at 4±1°C was studied. A factorial experiment was performed based on a randomized complete block design with four ...  Read More

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7. Comparison and Correlation of the Compositions in Volatile Constituents from Different Parts of Summer Savory (Satureja hortensis L.)

Karim Farmanpour-Kalalagh; Mehdi Mohebodini; Naser Sabaghnia

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 295-304

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.292759.325

Abstract
  In this study, the variability of essential oil composition in different parts of summer savory was investigated. Extraction of essential oils from air-dried leaves and healthy seeds was done using water-distillation in Clevenger-type apparatus for 4 h. In total, 23 and 24 components were identified ...  Read More

Research paper
8. Optimization of in vitro Propagation of Purple Passion Fruit (Passiflora edulis), an Important Medicinal and Ornamental Plant

Mostafa Eshghi Khas; Ahmadreza Abbasifar; Babak ValizadehKaji

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, Pages 305-314

http://dx.doi.org/10.22059/ijhst.2020.297194.342

Abstract
  Tissue culture techniques can be beneficial for quick clonal propagation and production of disease-free plants of purple passion fruit as one of the most important medicinal and ornamental plants. These techniques are essential tools for the production of transgenic plants and high-value phytochemicals. ...  Read More